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Alexander Farm property at Westmoreland and Catawba

Alexander Farm project faces traffic issues

Aug. 6. By Dave Vieser. The would-be developers of the Alexander Farm property in Cornelius have been working hard to try and convince local officials and residents that their plans for the 55-acre farm are appropriate and responsible. However, in the final analysis, it may be the NC Dept. of Transportation which has the final […]

Jerry K. Crump statue

The other monuments in town

Aug. 4. Emily Paton. Much attention recently has focused on the Confederate soldier monument at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church and if or how the monument can be removed. Monuments — which can be a structure, statue or building —  are  constructed as part of architectural beauty and defined by the use to which it is put. […]

Monday ‘Coffee Chat’ features Mecklenburg health director

The Cornelius “Coffee Chat” Monday Aug. 3 will feature Mecklenburg County Public Health Director Gibbie Harris who will give an update on COVID-19. Hosted by Mayor Woody Washam, the virtual coffee chat begins at 8:30 am via Zoom. Members of the Town Board and town staff will be on hand as well, with Town Manager […]


Police blotter: Incidents, arrests, citations July 16

Incidents Incident Nature Incident address Reported Disposition 200708056 Larceny 9748 Psalms St 08:09:00 07/08/20 ASN 200708063 B&E Vehicle 17702 W Catawba Av 08:46:00 07/08/20 ASN 200709069 Larceny 19710 Kunkleman Dr 15:07:00 07/09/20 ASN 200710094 Larceny 19116 Juanita Ln 17:24:10 07/10/20 ACT 200710102 Larceny 10230 Victoria Blake Dr 19:08:00 07/10/20 ASN 200714096 B&E Vehicle 17702 W […]


Protest rally planned at Confederate Monument

July 6. By Dave Yochum. Unity in Community is organizing a “Take Down the Monument Peaceful Protest” July 14 at the Confederate Monument in front of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Cornelius. The monument is one of the last Confederate monuments left standing in Mecklenburg County. It has stood facing Main Street for 110 […]


Police blotter: Incidents, arrests, citations July 10

Incidents Incident Nature Incident address Reported Disposition 200701047 Fraud 17110 Kenton Dr 10:59:47 07/01/20 ASN 200702067 B&E Vehicle 18020 Old Statesville Rd 09:05:43 07/02/20 ASN 200702114 Fraud 18124 Harbor Mist Rd 14:36:33 07/02/20 ASN 200702149 Fraud 19516 Smith Cr 18:18:00 07/02/20 ASN 200704034 Larceny 20740 Torrence Chapel Rd 07:20:00 07/04/20 ASN 200704041 Larceny Vehicle 18615 […]


Confederate Soldier monument defaced again

July 7. UPDATED 11 am. The Confederate Soldier monument near Mt. Zion United Methodist Church was defaced overnight. Three suspects have been apprehended. NEW: Two of the suspects involved are Treyvon Ciccio, and Gabriel Huezo, while the third has not been identified because he is a juvenile, Cornelius Police said. Mecklenburg County arrest records indicate […]

Cornelius Police searching for assault with a weapon suspects

July 6. On Saturday, July 4, 2020, at approximately 4:15 a.m., Cornelius Police responded to an assault with a weapon call at 19525 S. Hill Street. Officers located the male victim with a gunshot wound to his abdomen and he was transported to CMC Main. His injuries have been reported as non-life-threatening. Police are searching […]

Angela Katsavavakis (center), Chris Del Negro and their son, Sebastian completed the 6,000-mile journey America's Great Loop

Cornelius family completes unique voyage

July 6. By Dave Vieser. Angela Katsavavakis, Chris Del Negro and their son, Sebastian, who live in Antiquity, recently completed the trip of a lifetime: America’s Great Loop. It’s a 6,000-mile journey that circumnavigates the eastern part of the U.S. and Canada, cruising up the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, through the New York State canals, into […]

Police blotter: Incidents, arrests, citations July 2

Incidents Incident Nature Incident address Reported Disposition 200625149 Larceny Vehicle 19824 Washam St 21:49:49 06/25/20 CLO 200626016 B&E Residential 20346 Middletown Rd 03:16:32 06/26/20 CAA 200626045 B&E Vehicle 20361 Enclave Oaks Ct 09:40:20 06/26/20 ASN 200626063 Larceny 20125 N Main St 11:50:11 06/26/20 ASN 200626124 B&E Vehicle 19000 Jetton Rd 16:30:08 06/26/20 ASN 200626148 B&E […]